Georgia - A new prison of nations: Washington and Tbilisi to discuss the possible dispatch to Georgia a group of prisoners from Guantanamo

The question of closing the base at Guantanamo Bay and possibly sending out a small part of prisoners in Georgia was discussed on Tuesday in Washington at a meeting of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Grigol Vashadze and special representative of U.S. Department of State Daniel Fried. "So far no concrete decision on the possible dispatch a small part of prisoners from Guantanamo to Georgia" - Fried said after meeting Georgian television journalists. He said that if agreement is reached, then Georgia will be sent to a small number of prisoners, so as not to cause any damage to its security.

For its part, Georgian Foreign Minister told reporters that "is a general discussion, which is theoretical in nature" and no decisions have been taken. "Georgia has not yet gave his answer to the question about the possible admission of prisoners to Guantanamo" - said the minister.

23 September 2009 | guantanamo, prison, prisoners, tbilisi

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